City Walls

City Walls is a public art project commissioned by the MetroTech BID to enliven construction zones in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn. The BID solicited the arts consultancy services of BAC to curate the artists for City Walls and to facilitate the artwork installation. Three construction sites in the MetroTech BID area are now home to large scale murals by Brooklyn artists Jessica Angel, Junkhaus and Nelson Rivas. Click here to see a slideshow of photos from the opening reception and tour!

Jessica Angel: Building Codes

Building Codes is a cityscape made up of linguistic symbols and images. The mural demonstrates how codes build our reality just as columns and walls give structure to the future building that is growing roots at this location...

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Junkhaus: Bridges and Tunnels

Bridges and Tunnels collages the silhouettes of the three main bridges that connect downtown Brooklyn to Manhattan and the Downtown Brooklyn skyline combined with abstracted lines in the colors of the Brooklyn subway lines, an homage to Massimo Vignelli's iconic 1972 NYC Transit map...

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Nelson Rivas: Untitled

Rivas' mural captures how people interact with their bustling downtown environment by layering abstract form, bright colors, portraiture and text. The result is a unique representation of Downtown Brooklyn's diverse people and atmosphere...

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